Gates of Vienna News Feed 3/6/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 3/6/2011Six British SAS commandos from MI6 were airlifted into Libya near Benghazi in an attempt to establish diplomatic relations with the rebel groups opposing Col. Moammar Gadhafi. But it didn’t work out the way they planned: they were captured and held by the rebels, who refused to deal with them.

Meanwhile, the French government insists that any North African refugees that land in Italy must remain in Italy and not be allowed to enter France. The French also insist that Italy allow the repatriation of any refugees who do manage to cross the border into France.

In other news, a Serb general in the Bosnian Muslim army has been arrested for war crimes allegedly committed during the civil war in Bosnia in the mid-1990s.

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3 thoughts on “Gates of Vienna News Feed 3/6/2011

  1. In hoc signo vinces

    Officials said it was normal procedure for such operations to be approved by the foreign secretary and another team would be sent to Libya “in due course”.

    The next time they may not be so lucy, David Cameron and William Hague are glory hunting with foreign policy reducing the SAS/SBS to nothing more than merceniaries, a status that could have resulted in the execution of the seized special forces squad.

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